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This grand and magnificent square has retained its classical beauty and serves as the place from which the masses receive the Pope's weekly blessing.
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Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
As featured in Dolce Vita in Rome
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Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Some great photos, but very crowded and hot during Summer. There isn't much else to say except that it's a worthwhile visit.
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St. Peter's square is simply stunning. If you are a person that enjoy history, architecture, details, culture, etc. This place will simply awe you. The feeling of simply being here is unforgettable. The best recommendation I can give you to get the best pictures possible is to
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The line to get into St. Peter’s was really long at 4pm. We went to the Vatican museum first-a little crowded but worth it. The size of the colonnade is awe inspiring.
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I have visited St Peter's Square at least a dozen times. There is always some event blocking access. You queue around the entire square (which is actually a circle) waiting to get inside the basilica. If you actually get inside, this is one of the great sacred spaces of the
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You must marvel at the beauty of the buildings and the square. Notice the pillars all four rows line up when you stand on the right spot in the square. Look on the ground for a circle past the fountains. Ask someone for specific instructions, if you can't find it. Take a
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